Currently, 28% of Scottish children are overweight or obese. By 2025, 49M more children will be obese or overweight than in 2010. And 10% of the UK’s National Health Service budget is used on diabetes-related illness.
The Data Lab is currently collaborating with academia, the Scottish government, private organizations including custodians of shopper data, TV advertising, exercise data, and school meals, to demonstrate social good and data for good. Jude Mccorry offers an overview of Data Collaboratives, a new form of collaboration beyond the public-private partnership model, in which participants from different sectors exchange data, skills, leadership, and knowledge to solve complex problems facing children in Scotland and worldwide via Unicef.
Jude Mc Corry is director of business development at The Data Lab in Scotland, where she is responsible for delivering collaborative data science projects between industry and academia. Previously, Jude worked in the public sector on Data for Good projects like delayed discharges and safe homes. Jude has over 15 years experience in sales and marketing in the technology sector and has worked with B2B and public sector for companies like Dell, Firefly Communications, and Xnet Data Storage. Jude also worked at Edinburgh Napier University, where she set up the school’s commercial arm, the Edinburgh Institute, which provides leading-edge practice based executive education to Scottish executives.
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